The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Middleware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Engineer
Rank 585 627 609
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 36 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.031% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.032% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 6
Median daily rate £425 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £468 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Middleware Engineer in the job title.

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 33 £425 +13.33% 2
London 0 12 £450 +9.75% 1
South East +39 9 £370 +8.82% 1
West Sussex +15 6 £370 +13.84%
North West - 6 £425 -
Crawley +17 4 £370 +13.84%
Cheshire - 3 - -
Warrington - 3 - -
Hampshire +26 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £486 -
East of England - 2 £450 -
Sheffield - 2 £486 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £486 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
North East -30 1 £315 +1.61%
Tyne and Wear -32 1 £315 +1.61%
Osterley - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Guildford - 1 £375 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £315 -
Manchester - 1 - -

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Middleware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Middleware Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Middleware
2 45 (71.43%) Unix
3 35 (55.56%) Oracle
3 35 (55.56%) Linux
4 32 (50.79%) WebLogic
5 29 (46.03%) Perl
6 25 (39.68%) ITIL
7 24 (38.10%) Solaris
8 23 (36.51%) Apache
9 22 (34.92%) Tomcat
10 19 (30.16%) Windows
11 18 (28.57%) High Availability
12 16 (25.40%) AIX
12 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
12 16 (25.40%) WebCenter
13 15 (23.81%) Change Management
14 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
14 14 (22.22%) JBoss
14 14 (22.22%) E-Commerce
15 13 (20.63%) Python
16 12 (19.05%) DNS
16 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
16 12 (19.05%) Firewall
16 12 (19.05%) Incident Management
16 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
17 11 (17.46%) Service Management
18 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
18 10 (15.87%) Java
18 10 (15.87%) Puppet

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (50.79%) WebLogic
2 23 (36.51%) Apache
3 22 (34.92%) Tomcat
4 14 (22.22%) JBoss
5 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
6 6 (9.52%) IIS
6 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (7.94%) nginx
7 5 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (4.76%) MQSeries
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (3.17%) Confluence
9 2 (3.17%) Tuxedo
10 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) GitHub
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Boomi
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) DNS
1 12 (19.05%) Firewall
2 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.70%) Internet
4 7 (11.11%) SSL
5 5 (7.94%) Kerberos
5 5 (7.94%) LDAP
6 4 (6.35%) HTTP
7 3 (4.76%) SAN
8 1 (1.59%) Intranet
8 1 (1.59%) SMTP
8 1 (1.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.94%) JIRA
4 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) Maven
6 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) Middleware
2 16 (25.40%) WebCenter
3 8 (12.70%) J2EE
4 4 (6.35%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (6.35%) JSON
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (6.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (1.59%) JMS
6 1 (1.59%) JMX
6 1 (1.59%) REST
6 1 (1.59%) SOAP
6 1 (1.59%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Device Driver
2 3 (4.76%) Digital TV
2 3 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.76%) STB
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 45 (71.43%) Unix
2 35 (55.56%) Linux
3 24 (38.10%) Solaris
4 19 (30.16%) Windows
5 16 (25.40%) AIX
6 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
7 6 (9.52%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (3.17%) OS/390
8 2 (3.17%) SUSE
8 2 (3.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) ITIL
2 18 (28.57%) High Availability
3 15 (23.81%) Change Management
4 14 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 12 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 11 (17.46%) Service Management
7 9 (14.29%) DevOps
8 7 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 7 (11.11%) QMS
8 7 (11.11%) Release Management
8 7 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (11.11%) Server Hardening
8 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.52%) Quality Management
10 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.94%) SOA
11 4 (6.35%) OO
12 3 (4.76%) Functional Testing
12 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
12 3 (4.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Perl
2 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.63%) Python
4 10 (15.87%) Java
5 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.76%) C
7 3 (4.76%) C++
7 3 (4.76%) Ruby
7 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) Jython
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
1 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
2 5 (7.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Puppet
2 7 (11.11%) SELinux
3 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) Oracle
2 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.29%) IBM
4 9 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 8 (12.70%) HP
6 7 (11.11%) VMware
7 5 (7.94%) CA
8 4 (6.35%) F5
8 4 (6.35%) FatWire
9 2 (3.17%) MuleSoft
9 2 (3.17%) Software AG
9 2 (3.17%) Splunk
9 2 (3.17%) webMethods
10 1 (1.59%) Axway
10 1 (1.59%) Dell
10 1 (1.59%) Informatica
10 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
10 1 (1.59%) Siebel